French Mushroom Soup, French Mushroom Soup No Fail Recipe

French Mushroom Soup is a delicious choice for a heart warming, yummy dish and it is sure to be crowd-pleaser! Whether you are looking to warm up on a cold day or bring the leftovers to the office for a tasty lunch, try this recipe and you won’t be disappointed.

French Mushroom Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

French Mushroom Soup, French Mushroom Soup No Fail Recipe


  • ¼ cup (50mL) butter
  • 1lb (500g) fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup (75mL) flour
  • 6 cups (1.5L) chicken broth
  • ½ tsp (2mL) dried thyme leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ cup (50mL) chopped green onions
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • ½ cup (125mL) whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp (25mL) minced parsley
  • white pepper to taste


  1. In large heavy soup pot, melt butter over medium heat; sauté mushrooms for 5-6 minutes or until mixture from mushrooms has evaporated; sprinkle flour over mushrooms and cook 1 minute. Gradually stir in broth; bring to boil, stirring constantly. Add thyme, bay leaf and green onions; reduce heat and cover. Simmer 15- 20 minutes. Remove bay leaf. In small bowl whisk egg yolks with cream; stir 1cup (250 mL) hot broth into cream mixture and then return all to saucepan. Heat over low heat until hot about 5 minutes; add pepper to taste. Serve sprinkled with parsley.


NOTE: If table cream is substituted and allowed to boil it will curdle.

Variation: Add ¼ cup (50 mL) medium sherry.

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French Mushroom Soup, French Mushroom Soup No Fail Recipe

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  • This really looks delicious. I like how there’s not a lot of ingredients and it’s fairly easy to make

French Mushroom Soup, French Mushroom Soup No Fail Recipe

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